Ukranian President Petro Poroshenko says Russian troops entered his country on Thursday. He was canceling a trip to Turkey and he was asking the United Nations Security Council to meet to provide an assessment of the "sharp aggravation of the situation in Ukraine."
Charities are finding themselves asked to step in to help pay for services and programs that were previously in the government's domain. It seems to be an increasing trend.
GOP candidate for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner says if elected he'd work to overhaul the state Department of Agriculture.
A U.S. journalist says he is overwhelmed to learn of the efforts that went into securing his release from a Syrian extremist group.
Despite current employment protections, pregnant women in the workplace are still sometimes forced out of jobs in Illinois. The governor Tuesday signed legislation aimed at ending that practice.
A U.S. citizen reportedly fighting alongside a terrorist group in Syria has died. The National Security Council has not said whether or not Douglas McAuthur McCain was fighting for the group that calls itself the Islamic State (also known as ISIS or ISIL.)
Gov. Pat Quinn says it was up to his transportation secretary to follow employment rules even when hiring candidates the governor's office favored.
Downstate residents may be wondering what all the fuss is about over Governor Pat Quinn's veto Monday of rideshare legislation. But it could help the technology come to a city near you.
Russia's and Ukraine's presidents were meeting on Tuesday for talks many hope will lead to peace between Kiev and separatists in the eastern part of the country.
Archer Daniels Midland Company says it new downtown Chicago headquarters is open, with many of the employees having relocated from Decatur.